What's On


NEXT Meeting: FoE FNQ AGM & End of Year Party Sun 8 Dec 2pm

Kuranda Neighbourhood Centre

6 Rob Veivers Drive, Kuranda

Followed by a picnic by the Barron river

(around 3.30pm below the Kuranda railway station. Take the steps down and turn right.)

We are delighted to have Cathy Retter as the guest speaker.

She will be telling us about KurandaEnviroCare's frog- monitoring project- possibly the first long-term community frog-monitoring project in Australia.

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You can join us via Zoom if your bones can't make it. Just ring Margaret on 0403214422 or email pestoriusm@gmail.com for details.

For further details or directions, offers of carpooling or if you need help with transport, ring Sarah on 4085 0054 or email sarahi3451@gmail.com


vale John Glue – Man of the Trees, Friend of the Earth 

Friends of the Earth FNQ President John Glue died on Tuesday 25 June this year & was farewelled by friends in Kuranda.  August's Kuranda paper article celebrates John’s life & commitment to environmental justice. 


KUR-tailing development in the Myola Valley

ACTION: Email or ring Cameron Dick, Minister for Planning (07  3719  7200  /  statedevelopment@ministerial.qld.gov.au)  and  request  that  he  call-in a 226-lot Myola ‘suburb’  in the middle of a cassowary corridor - click here for more details 


Poison Free Kuranda

RoundUp & Glyphosate in Kuranda Region

The Kuranda community is transitioning from poisons to sustainable weed management.

Find out more.

Take the first step by sharing your priorities for action and completing the Poison-Free Kuranda survey.



Campaigns and Activities

 

Forests and Biodiversity

Our forests are amongst the most species-diverse habitats on earth. These tropical forests also store carbon and regulate our climate- and so are crucial in our fight against climate change.

Stop Myola Suburb

Stop KUR-World Action

Hinchinbrook Under Threat

Cassowary Keystone Conservation


Clean Food and Water

The Barron River is central to the ecology that has sustained First Nations peoples for a thousand generations. Now it flows through some of the most intensively farmed land in the country.

Poison free Kuranda


 

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Climate Change

FOEFNQ supports renewable energy. We want to keep NQ free of Coal Seam Gas mining and exploration activities. FoE FNQ supports the campaigns of Lock the Gate against gas in Queensland.